Bill Ruple - Lockback Whittler
Status - Available
Price: $2850... + shipping
Bill Ruple is one of the top tier custom makers of traditional pattern knives. When he displays his work at knife shows he generally sells out within the first 10 minutes. The fit and finish of his work is second to none. This is Bill's Lock Back Whittler, one of the most difficult traditional style knife patterns to make. This piece is exceptional featuring beautiful Remington Bone scales, which are almost impossible to find, CPM 154 blades with a hand rubbed satin finish and springs to match, the action rides on bushings, the Bar Shield is rounded and pinned, pins are domed, the liners are hardened 416, the sides of the lock are jeweled. Great detail, this piece is exceptional!
blade length: 2 3/4" (primary blade) 1 3/4" (both secondary) ..... closed: 4" ..........overall: 8 1/2"
case/sheath: zippered pouch